The latest logistics developments at Renault.



Wallenius’ wind-propelled car carrier benefits from EU funding

2023-01-24T11:48:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell

The joint Orcelle project to bring a wind-powered car carrier into operation by 2027 has received €9 million funding from the European Union.


Renault plugs car making into the industrial metaverse

2022-12-05T15:58:00+00:00By Peter Murphy

At its recent Tech Industry Day in Flins, France, Renault revealed the savings it was making by digitalising production and logistics processes


Thierry Bolloré to step down as CEO of Jaguar Land Rover

2022-11-21T11:56:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Jaguar Land Rover’s CEO Thierry Bolloré is leaving the company at the end of this year for personal reasons and will be replace on an interim basis by CFO Adrian Mardell


Renault keeps an eye on the road ahead

2022-11-01T14:04:00+00:00By Hazel Southwell

Renault Group is working with Shippeo to build greater transparency into the carmaker’s supply chain and avoid the sort of disruption to the inbound parts supply that has become the norm over the last two years


The Future Is Neutral seeks to create a totally circular automotive supply chain

2022-10-18T12:50:00+01:00By Hazel Southwell

The Renault Group has announced plans for a new circular economy entity to make its supply chain carbon neutral and recycling-heavy, going forwards.

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Watch: Renault’s Digital Supply Chain Transformation

2022-10-06T15:30:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Watch how Renault is streamlining global logistics with real-time visibility with Shippeo, and learn more about how the automotive industry can create more predictive, automated supply chains.

AvtoVaz was forced to stop its plants several times in recent years because of the problems with components

Russia struggles to repair its broken supply chain

2022-05-24T11:36:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Western sanctions against Russia have all but ended Russian automotive production and the country is struggling to source parts from other markets and set up new supply routes to feed the remaining plants in operation


Stellantis reshuffles talent as part of transformation strategy

2022-05-16T10:23:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Stellantis has made a number of new appointments in purchasing, supply chain and sales as it pursues its Dare Forward 2030 strategy to cut emissions from products and operations to net zero

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Watch: How Renault is regaining control in the ‘supply chain of chaos’

2022-05-12T20:10:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Jean-François Salles explains how Renault Group is digitalising its supply chain and partnering more closely with its suppliers to navitage a supply chain of chaos and reduce emissions

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Renault takes a rational approach to logistics network redesign

2022-05-03T12:58:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

At ALSC Europe Renault Group’s Jean-François Salles, global vice-president of supply chain, outlined the current pressures facing the auto industry and the innovative supply chain strategy the company was taking to emerge stronger


Automotive logistics in Russia is in tatters

2022-04-08T11:54:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

Sanctions on Russia and the withdrawal of foreign carmakers has hit the automotive sector hard, with heavy losses felt by the transport provders

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a long-term risk for the automotive supply chain

2022-03-08T15:35:00+00:00By Daniel Harrison

The impacts stretch beyond inflation and corporate retreats to critical shortages upstream for semiconductor and EV supply.


Ukraine invasion causes widespread supply chain disruption

2022-03-01T12:50:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has shut down production across the country and led to widespread supply chain disruption in Europe, while sanctions threaten production in Russia

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AL FVL Autumn 2021 digital edition – Moving forward together through disruption

2021-11-03T16:01:00+00:00By Automotive Logistics

The autumn digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics magazine is out now, featuring a four-part, in-depth special on Renault Group, in which its top executive for supply chain and logistics, Jean-François Salles, explains the supply chain revolution underway at the carmaker


Renault forecasts bigger production losses for 2021

2021-10-26T12:39:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

In its latest results Renault estimates that its vehicle production shortfall thanks to parts shortages for 2021 will reach around 500,000 units, above the 200,000 it previously forecasted for the year. However, the company is making efforts to meet its projected operating margin.


Renault appoints Jana Streizel director of purchasing

2021-10-01T11:11:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Renault Group has appointed Jana Streizel as director of purchasing at Renault Group and global director of purchasing Europe for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

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Sustainable supply chains make for sustainable business models

2021-09-23T06:03:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Renault carbon reduction targets will be a challenge for logistics, but the carmaker is working on projects for alternative fuels, transport innovations and new partnerships in the circular economy.

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Every part you make, every car you take, we’ll be tracking you

2021-09-23T06:02:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Renault is revamping IT systems in supply chain, moving to real-time tracking and integrating industrial data with, supporting AI solutions and the rollout of mobility services, according to Jean-François Salles

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Strengthening S&OP to make sense of supply chain chaos

2021-09-23T06:01:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Sales and operations planning is becoming the lynchpin in Renault Group’s ability to make short and long-term decisions across its operations and supply chain.

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The new ‘never normal’ needs a revolution in supply chain at Renault Group

2021-09-23T06:00:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Supply chain disruptions, sustainability and digitalisation are changing how Renault manages its supply chain. Global supply chain VP Jean-François Salles explains its developing strategy in this four-part special.   

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